Yankee Doodle Contest, 1st Round
 
 


by Winners and Finalists
 
   

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First Round Winner

Yankee Doodle on a Chicken
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on a chicken.
Everytime his nose stopped up,
His finger went a pickin.’
—Brittney Spencer, 6th grad


First Round Finalists

Yankee Doodle and His Heart
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding in a Cadillac.
Found a French fry in his seat,
and then he had a cardiac!
—Lindsey Kasowski, 6th grade

Yankee Doodle’s Haunted House
Yankee Doodle went to the theme park
Riding on his bear.
He went into the haunted house,
Which gave him quite a scare.
—Tom Partington, 2nd grade

Yankee Took a Shower
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on a flower
But it had a stinky smell
So Yankee took a shower.
—Jonathan Loncle, 3rd grade

Yankee Doodle and the Bear
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on a bear.
Stuck a feather in his hat
And called it underwear.
—Christopher Caiazzo, 4th grade

Yankee Doodle’s Eagle
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on an eagle.
Then the eagle flew right down
And got chased by a beagle.
—Angelique Mather, 3rd grade

Yankee Doodle Riding on a Lion
Yankee Doodle went to town,
Riding on a lion.
Then the lion bit his hand,
So Yankee started crying.
—Bonnie Watson, 5th grade

Yankee Doodle and the Lion
Yankee Doodle came to town
Riding on a lion.
Had to pack a parachute
’Cause he went a flying.
—Lee Allen, 4th grade

Yankee Doodle on a Whale
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on a whale.
Every time he took a step
He crushed a little snail.
—Nicholas Denitto, 2nd grade

Yankee Poodle
Yankee Poodle went to town
chasing a small cat.
He couldn’t catch up with it
because he was so fat.
—Hannah, 5th grade

Yankee Doodle’s Carpet
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on a carpet.
Told the man to hurry up
So he can get to market.
—Melissa Reilly, 6th grade

Yankee Doodle’s Car
Yankee Doodle went to work
Riding in a Porsche.
Another hit him from behind,
And so he took a horsche.
—Rebecca Baskin, 4th grade

Yankee Camel
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on a camel.
Stuck a feather in his hat
And turned into a mammal.
—Kristy Ryan, 2nd grade

Yankee’s Lost Horse
Yankee Doodle lost his horse
So he walked to school.
Halfway there he found his horse
And felt like such a fool.
—Eric Ha, 4th grade

 
 
 
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